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April 11, 2024, City Council Regular Meeting
17. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Leasing of 300 Automated External Defibrillators with Avive Solutions in the Amount of $114,999 Annually for Five Years, with a Total Amount Not to Exceed $574,995. Leasing the defibrillators enables the City to outfit its facilities with the devices at a much lower cost while shifting much of its liability onto the vendor. (Risk Management)
Strategic Priority
Good Government

This contract is to lease three hundred (300) Automated External Defibrillators (AED) from Avive Solutions in the amount of $114,999 annually for a five (5) year lease with a total amount not to exceed $574,995. Leasing enables the City to outfit its facilities at a much lower cost while shifting much of its liability onto the vendor. 


These AEDs are capable of providing electronic self-checks with reporting mechanisms built-in and have the ability to communicate through WIFI and Cellular means. This lease includes all pads and batteries for the life of the lease along with first responder kits. Additionally, the bid included 200 wall-mount boxes with 10 being suitable for outdoor placement along with training devices and curriculum. The bid was advertised, opened, and reviewed. The contract term expires on April 10, 2029. Delivery: As needed. Terms: Net 30 days.


The bidders were:

L.B.        Avive Solutions(Brisbane, CA)(D)                                                  $574,995

               CPR Savers and First Aid Supply(Scottsdale, AZ)(D)                   $655,500

               Unifirst First Aid Corp(Earth City, MO)(D)                                   $1,259,100

               BNB Power Brokers(Lexington, KY)(D)                                      $1,536,500


A pre-proposal conference was not conducted (D) Indicates non-local, non-DBE business.

Local vendors notified via the supplier portal: Yes

Total sent: 207

Total received: 4



Bryan Hollis, Director, Risk Management Division
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $114,999 from the Risk Management Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - AED Lease.pdf
Exhibit 2: Purchasing Notes - AED Lease.pdf
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